Halloween is coming, so what better time to check out some spooky, creepy and ghastly camporee patches?
The Vernon family Eagle Scouts share more than a rank in common: each family member dons a special pair of pants at his Eagle ceremony.
This morning President Obama will officially dedicate the National September 11 Memorial & Museum. It opens to the public May 21. Two years ago this month, I blogged
“Only three of these patches were ever made. Baden-Powell’s granddaughter sewed each one by hand using thread from a jacket once worn by James E. West.”
“No, dude, I swear,” a Scout said. “There were only 500 of these patches ever made.” I heard similar claims all throughout the patch trading bazaar
Like the dinner menu, a Scout’s favorite patch changes daily at the jamboree. But this afternoon, I walked around asking Scouts to show off what they consider their
(Updated Jan. 8, 2013) The 10-time Emmy nominated Antiques Roadshow, “part adventure, part history lesson, part treasure hunt,” kicked off its 17th season with an
Scouts trade with Scouts; adults trade with adults. Along with “trade one for one,” “always shake hands,” and “don’t bring money into a
Post updated on June 5. See below. OK, this is really nice. The Greater New York Councils created the special-edition council shoulder patch seen above to commemorate the
What does Scouting look like? For decades, that question was best answered by Norman Rockwell. His paintings shaped the BSA’s image in America for more than 60 years,